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Egill Lv 42V (Eg 122)

Egill Skallagrímsson, Lausavísur 42 — ed. Margaret Clunies Ross

Not published: do not cite (Egill Lv 42V (Eg 122))

Egill SkallagrímssonLausavísur
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Bǫrðumk einn við átta,
en við ellifu tysvar,
svá fingum val vargi,
varðk einn bani þeira;
skiptumk hart af heiptum
hlífar skelfiknífum;
létk af emblu aski
eld valbasta kastat.

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Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Egill Skallagrímsson, 7. Lausavísur 40: AI, 58, BI, 51, Skald I, 32, NN §§245, 2418C, 2742; Eg 1886-8, 289, ÍF 2, 268-9 (Eg ch. 78), Eg 2001, 150, Eg 2003, 163, Eg 2006, 150.

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